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Amazing healing benefits of Ginger

For over 5,000 years ginger was revered as the universal medicine by the ancient ancestors of China and India and highly sought after by spice traders.Ginger plant was first discovered in Southeast Asia and is used as a spice and Asian cuisines however it's healing properties did not go un-noticed in China and in India.

Ginger is used today to cure various diseases in health problems. Ginger is a good source of magnesium, potassium, copper and vitamin b6 . Ginger has powerful antioxidant capabilities ginger and has been used as a natural remedy for many elements for centuries now.

Science is finally catching up and researchers around the world are finding that ginger works wonders in treatment of various illnesses and conditions, so let's go over some of those treatments now. Here is the list of health benefits of ginger.

Ginger relieve nausea probably the most widely known health benefits of ginger is its ability to relieve nausea. In addition to helping relieve the symptoms of nausea from a common stomach bug or flu ginger can be used to come back nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy it also prevents morning sickness during pregnancy. Some studies have suggested that a safe and effective dose of pregnancy-related nausea is one gram of ginger per day, taking no longer than four days once ingested you should feel the nausea subsides after 30 minutes to arthritis studies of people with osteoarthritis have shown ginger to have we leave inflammation and pain without the side effects of many anti-inflammatory drugs ginger is effective for treating arthritis conditions like joint inflammation and pain because it contains the following properties - it is an anti-inflammatory agent that helps reducing joint inflammations with this warming effect a conference ensues aching joints, it contains important antioxidants that clears the joints of all impurities and allows fresh blood to flow into the a key areas and lastly it improves flexibility and movement of muscles and bones.

A study conducted in sweetness Stockholm university that consisted of 250 patients who were suffering from either moderate or acute conditions of osteoarthritis. These patients were fed with pills containing ginger extracts and out of 250 patients 220 were left with no or very less pain.

From digestive issues it helps neutralize acids and stimulate secretions of digestive juices to improve digestion. Ginger stimulates digestion by speeding up the movement of food from the stomach into the upper small intestine. For immediate relief from any digestion disordered drink one cup of ginger tea or six ounces of ginger beer can. Before you get excited, ginger beer is a non-alcoholic drink that is three times stronger than ginger tea for reduced respiratory problems

Ginger helps in combating various respiratory problems such as cold cost lose asthma and shortness of breath. Ginger is also effective in removing mucus from the throat and lungs and fight motion sickness . When it comes to motion sickness, ginger is a natural preventive with no side effects. The travel industry is using ginger more and more to combat nausea caused by motion sickness especially those who go on cruises. To prevent motion sickness drink a cup of ginger tea or take three to four capsules of ginger before car or cruise trip.

Prevents migraines 

It's been noted that ginger reduces the frequency as well as the strength of headaches. Ginger is an anti-inflammatory, it doesn't allow the blood vessels to become inflamed and this is what eliminates or greatly reduces the headache. It's important to take ginger as soon as you feel a headache coming on as this will prevent headache from turning into a migraine. Take two to three capsules of powder ginger or eat several slices of fresh ginger, you can also mix it with your food. This will help prevent a migraine from fully developing, if taking at the first sign of a migraine symptom.

Prevent blood clots

Numerous studies have suggested that ginger may have an effect that is similar to that of aspirin but unlike aspirin ginger has a calming effect on your stomach. Ginger interferes with a long sequence of events necessary for black clots to form, this helps to prevent clots that can lodge and narrow coronary arteries thus reducing the chances of heart attack.

For many people ginger tea works to boost immune system during the cold and flu season. however if you do contract the cold or the flu I have found that warm ginger tea helps heal the body better than any over-the-counter medication. Ginger tea is safe and easy to prepare and good to have on a long winter day.

Here is my special ginger tea recipe for colds and flu, you'll find that this not only gives release but also works on stimulating your immune system as it warms you up. First fill up your tea kettle with pure water and get it boiling, next cut two pieces of fresh ginger root about the size of a quarter, next take a thermos and put the fresh ginger into the thermos and add 4 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice and put that into the thermos. Now add 3 to 4 tablespoons of raw honey, when your water is boiled, pour it into the thermos, cover it up and let it sit for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, strain it into a teacup and enjoy the sip of your tea.


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